Historical information

This arch was built as a ceremonial arch. Plaque citation on the arch reads " Erected in 1884 by James Mackintosh, owner of local sawmill, for the visit of the Governor Sir H B Loch. This is the only known example in Victoria of a 19th century ceremonial arch, a type usually intended to be temporary.


This arch is on the Historical Buildings register no.1092. It is the only known example of a temporary ceremonial arch still in existence in Victoria. The arch has recently (2014?) been restored and relocated but still at the enterance to Victoria Park

Physical description

Colour photograph (postcard size) of red-gum arch across the roadway at the entrance to Victoria Park, Echuca.

Inscriptions & markings

Printed on reverse:"this paper manufactured by Kodak"